Russia raised pressure on the West over the crisis in Crimea, threatening Ukrainians with a gas shut-off and warning the United States that “hasty and ill-considered steps” toward sanctions would harm relations.
Douglas County educators are among those who don't want the state to implement the national Common Core standards, but their objections have less to do with money and local control than with high standards.
A band of heavy snow hit that the northern and central Colorado Mountains Friday started falling in Denver early Friday afternoon as Pacific moisture continues to pump into the state. Areas in the mountains and foothills could receive up to 13 inches of new snow with the deepest amounts on high, east facing slopes, according to the National Weather Service. […]